Pittsburgh Pirates 12, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 49
Played on Friday, May 26, 2006 (N) at PNC Park

HOU N    0  1  3    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   5 11  0
PIT N    0  1  1    7  0  3    0  0  x  -  12 16  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   1   3   0       1   0       0   0
Biggio 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
Burke lf                      4   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   1   1   2       2   1       0   2
Lamb 1b                       5   2   3   1       0   0       7   0
Wilson rf                     4   0   3   0       0   1       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   1       0   1      12   0
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Buchholz p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  11   4       4   9      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Everett-Lamb.

BATTING - 
HR: Ensberg (17,3rd inning off Snell 1 on 1 out); Lamb (3,5th inning off Snell
0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (7,2nd base off Snell/Paulino).
CS: Taveras (4,2nd base by Snell/Paulino).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McLouth cf                    4   2   1   0       1   1       1   0
J. Wilson ss                  5   1   2   0       0   1       2   3
Sanchez 3b                    5   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Bay lf                        4   2   2   4       1   1       3   0
C. Wilson 1b                  5   2   2   2       0   2       6   0
Burnitz rf                    4   2   3   0       1   1       2   0
Castillo 2b                   4   1   1   2       0   2       3   3
Paulino c                     4   1   4   3       0   0       9   1
Snell p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Torres p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  R. Hernandez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vogelsong p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38  12  16  12       3  12      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Castillo (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Paulino (6,off Buchholz); McLouth (7,off Buchholz); Burnitz (7,off Buchholz);
C. Wilson (7,off Borkowski).
HR: Castillo (3,4th inning off Buchholz 1 on 0 out); Bay (14,4th inning off
Buchholz 2 on 2 out); C. Wilson (9,4th inning off Buchholz 0 on 2 out).
SH: Snell (3,off Buchholz).
GDP: McLouth (5,off Gallo).
IBB: Bay (1,by Borkowski); Burnitz (3,by Borkowski).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Burnitz (1,2nd base off Buchholz/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Buchholz L(3-4)               3.2  11   9   9   1   5   3  23
Gallo                         1.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Borkowski                     1     3   3   3   2   2   0   8
Lidge                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Wheeler                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8    16  12  12   3  12   3  42

IBB: Borkowski 2 (2,Bay,Burnitz).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Snell W(4-3)                  5.2  10   5   5   2   7   2  28
Torres                        1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   6
R. Hernandez                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Vogelsong                     1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9    11   5   5   4   9   2  41

WP: Snell (3).

Umpires: HP - Marty Foster, 1B - Fieldin Culbreth, 2B - Bill Welke, 3B - Tim McClelland
Time of Game: 3:03   Attendance: 29247


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Taveras             cf        McLouth             cf
2. Biggio              2b        J. Wilson           ss
3. Burke               lf        Sanchez             3b
4. Ensberg             3b        Bay                 lf
5. Lamb                1b        C. Wilson           1b
6. Wilson              rf        Burnitz             rf
7. Ausmus              c         Castillo            2b
8. Everett             ss        Paulino             c
9. Buchholz            p         Snell               p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras walked; Taveras was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Biggio was called out on strikes; Burke
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: McLouth grounded out (shortstop to first); J.
Wilson grounded out (second to first); Sanchez singled to
center; Bay struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg popped to shortstop; Lamb singled to right;
Wilson singled to right [Lamb to third]; Ausmus singled to right
[Lamb scored, Wilson to second]; Everett struck out; Buchholz
was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: C. Wilson struck out; Burnitz singled to right;
Burnitz stole second; Castillo struck out; Paulino doubled to
center [Burnitz scored]; Snell was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Taveras singled to center; Biggio lined to left;
Taveras stole second [Taveras to third (error by Castillo)];
Burke walked; Snell threw a wild pitch [Taveras scored, Burke to
second]; Ensberg homered [Burke scored]; Lamb singled to right;
Wilson struck out; Ausmus struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: McLouth doubled to left; J. Wilson was called out
on strikes; Sanchez grounded out (first unassisted) [McLouth to
third]; Bay singled to left [McLouth scored]; C. Wilson popped
to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett grounded out (first unassisted); Buchholz
grounded out (pitcher to first); Taveras singled to shortstop;
Biggio grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Burnitz doubled to right; Castillo homered [Burnitz
scored]; Paulino singled to center; Snell out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Paulino to second]; McLouth walked; J.
Wilson singled to shortstop [Paulino to third, McLouth to
second]; Sanchez forced J. Wilson (third to second) [Paulino
scored, McLouth to third]; Bay homered [McLouth scored, Sanchez
scored]; C. Wilson homered; GALLO REPLACED BUCHHOLZ (PITCHING);
Burnitz singled to right; Castillo flied to left; 7 R, 7 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 5TH: Burke flied to center; Ensberg struck out; Lamb
homered; Wilson singled to right; Ausmus grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 9.

PIRATES 5TH: Paulino singled to right; On a bunt Snell struck
out; McLouth grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Paulino out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 9.

ASTROS 6TH: Everett popped to second; BRUNTLETT BATTED FOR
GALLO; Bruntlett was called out on strikes; Taveras singled to
center; TORRES REPLACED SNELL (PITCHING); Biggio lined to third;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 9.

PIRATES 6TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); J. Wilson
singled to center; Sanchez grounded out (first unassisted) [J.
Wilson to second]; Bay was walked intentionally; C. Wilson
doubled to left [J. Wilson scored, Bay to third]; Burnitz was
walked intentionally; Castillo was called out on strikes;
Paulino singled to center [Bay scored, C. Wilson scored, Burnitz
to second]; Torres struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 12.

ASTROS 7TH: Burke grounded out (shortstop to first); Ensberg
walked; Lamb forced Ensberg (second to shortstop); Wilson
singled to right [Lamb to second]; Ausmus forced Wilson
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates
12.

PIRATES 7TH: LIDGE REPLACED BORKOWSKI (PITCHING); McLouth struck
out; J. Wilson grounded out (second to first); Sanchez struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 12.

ASTROS 8TH: R. HERNANDEZ REPLACED TORRES (PITCHING); Everett
flied to left; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR LIDGE; Palmeiro struck out;
Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 5, Pirates 12.

PIRATES 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Bay grounded
out (third to first); C. Wilson struck out; Burnitz was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 12.

ASTROS 9TH: VOGELSONG REPLACED R. HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Biggio
was called out on strikes; Burke flied to right; Ensberg walked;
Ensberg advanced to second because of defensive indifference
[Ensberg to second]; Lamb flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Pirates 12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  11   0    9
 Pirates         12  16   1    6


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